Intro to Music Production Using Maschine Mikro mk3

Cory Kensinger

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7 Lessons (38m)
    • 1. Introduction

      0:56
    • 2. Creating the Kick Drum

      9:30
    • 3. Adding Percussion: Snare and High Hats

      4:48
    • 4. Laying Down a Driving Bassline

      8:09
    • 5. Create Breathing Room Using Side-Chain Compression

      4:08
    • 6. Building Chords and Arp Leads

      9:13
    • 7. Exporting Your Loop

      1:25
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About This Class

Explore the Basics of Music Production and start an EDM track using the Maschine Mikro mk3, an Integrated Groove Production System that works in tandem with Native Instrument's Maschine 2 Software and the Komplete Sound Libraries. The hardware/software combo between Maschine Mikro and Maschine Software puts everything you need to start making great music at your finger tips.

In this Class Cory will guide you step-by-step through his Song Idea Process, starting with the groove and building a classic "four on the floor" drum beat from scratch. Then he'll show you how to lay down an energetic bass line using Maschine Mikro mk3's Note Repeat Functions.

In addition to basic song creation, Cory also explores advanced features and functions of the Maschine Mikro mk3 such as: Chord Sets, Tempo Changing, Arp and Note Repeat Functions, Count-In Recording, Quantization, and Gain Staging.

After this class you'll be able to:

  • Build your own Drum Patterns
  • Write your own Basslines
  • Add Groove and Rhythm to your Sounds Using Note Repeat/Arpeggio Techniques
  • Compose Interesting Chord Progressions On-the-fly
  • Understanding the Basics of Mixing
  • Master Maschine Mikro mk3's Basic Functions
  • Record Your Song Ideas using Maschine 2 Software

This class is made for Beginners and requires no prior experience with Music Production. The class is light-weight and explores Music Production concepts in a fun and experimental way, building a four-bar EDM loop from scratch. This  class will help you learn how to use the Maschine Mikro mk3 and Maschine 2 Software, so you can start creating your own musical ideas right away!